TinyLink 
Download: MP4/360/SD MP4/720/HD MP3
         
Title: The decline of Hong Kong's iconic neon glow
Views: 532463 Like: 22534 Dislike: 509
Duration: 5:48 Published: 6 days ago Author: channel
Description: Neon is fading.
Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/
Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/


With original music by Tom Fox: https://m.soundcloud.com/user-416166523
Explore neon culture through this local museum project: http://www.neonsigns.hk/?lang=en

Master Wu started making neon signs in the ’80s and has been filling Hong Kong’s streets with bright neon signs ever since. But recently, Master Wu has seen his business slow down as brighter-burning and more energy-efficient LED signs emerge. In addition to getting fewer requests, Hong Kong’s iconic neon landscape is also losing thousands of signs per year, ushering in the end of the city’s neon era.

As Hong Kong’s neon lights start to fade, I spent some time with Master Wu at his neon shop, where he showed me how he makes neon signs, and took a look at Hong Kong’s changing cityscape.


Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.

Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE
Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H

@Tinytu_be